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Social Work Professors in New Jersey

Considering a career as a Social Work Professor in New Jersey?

6.3% Jobs Projection
$71,930 Median Salary
70 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Social Work Professors in New Jersey are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Social Work Professors in New Jersey is growing faster than average.

  • Social Work Professors in New Jersey earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Social Work Professors Work in New Jersey?

In 2018, there were 560 Social Work Professors working in the state.

The typical state has 150 Social Work Professors working in it, which means New Jersey has more Social Work Professors than average.

Social Work Professors in NJ vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Social Work Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 6.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.4%.

Job Projections for Social Work Professors: Nation vs. NJ

New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 70 annual Social Work Professors job openings in New Jersey, and 850 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,300 annual jobs and 16,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Social Work Professors Make in New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Social Work Professors ranged from $40,590 to $123,760 with $71,930 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Social Work Professors Earnings: NJ vs. National Average

Top New Jersey Metros for Social Work Professors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Social Work Professors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 2,360 $78,700
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 320 $65,500

Top States for Social Work Professors Employment

View the list below to see where most Social Work Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 2,760 $78,140
Illinois 840 $51,610
Pennsylvania 720 $59,890
Texas 610 $68,740
Ohio 580 $69,670
North Carolina 560 $63,730
New Jersey 560 $71,930
Michigan 510 $64,100
Minnesota 500 $67,490
Massachusetts 440 $68,580
Oregon 350 $69,430
Virginia 310 $0
Colorado 290 $60,210
Indiana 230 $68,460
California 220 $95,140
Maryland 200 $89,360
Washington 170 $69,250
Kentucky 160 $59,910
Tennessee 150 $58,880
Missouri 150 $71,280

Below are the states where Social Work Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $95,140
Maryland $89,360
Kansas $80,280
Utah $78,380
New York $78,140
New Hampshire $75,330
Delaware $75,100
New Jersey $71,930
Missouri $71,280
Hawaii $70,960

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